Buying a Home

April 3, 2020

New Listing 5365 Silver Spur Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80915

WOW! Price Reduced $20K for 5365 Silver Spur Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80915  

This gorgeous home offers an abundance of living space on an over sized 1/4 acre lot, and 4 car garage.

Listing Details for 5365 Silver Spur Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80915

MLS Number:  1727894

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Sept. 27, 2019

What Does LTV Mean When Buying a House?

LTV otherwise known as loan to value ratio, is one of the factors that many lenders use to determine the risk of a loan. It tells how much your borrowing compared to the value of the asset. The higher it is, the more risk the lenders taking on by letting ...

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Sept. 20, 2019

What Exactly Are Closing Costs?

Buying and selling real estate cost more than simply the exchange of how much the property cost and how much the seller receives. There are a lot of parties involved when it comes to selling and buying and transferring real estate and all of those costs are called "closing costs ...

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Sept. 2, 2019

I Just Bought a House and in One Month Have a New Mortgage Company

A common question about a month or two after a homebuyer has finalized the payment on a property is who do I send the mortgage payment to? It seems like many lenders start out with one mortgage company and then in a month or two there's a new mortgage ...

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Aug. 30, 2019

3 Ways to Save Money on Closing Costs

3 Ways to Save Money on Closing Costs

Everyone wants to save money and buying a home is probably one of the most expensive things you can do even though most of the fees are wrapped up in the mortgage payment. However, closing costs, appraisals, inspections, and down payments are almost always out-of-pocket so how can you save ...

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Aug. 27, 2019

20 Things You May Not Like About Homeowner Associations

20 things you may not like about HOA

Purchasing a home in a homeowners association means that you need to play by their rules and that like not be something you want to adhere to so it's important to understand those rules and bylaws before finalizing the sale. Typically, if you're considering a home in an ...

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Aug. 22, 2019

The One Real Estate Tip We Should Stop Believing

There is a lot of advice out there and a lot of that is dated, some we should update and some we should completely forget. This one tip that a lot of real estate agents and brokers have touted for years probably isn't the best advice. So what is ...

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Aug. 9, 2019

Mortgage Rates at a Three Year Low But Borrows Still Need to be Careful

Mortgage Rates at a Three Year Low But Borrows Still Need to be Careful

The average rate for 30 year fixed mortgages dropped to its lowest point in three years. As of Friday, August 2, 2019, the rate was at 3.70%, the lowest it has been since November of 2016. The rates are expected to continue to drop over the coming weeks.

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Aug. 6, 2019

5 Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector

In the home buying process, the inspection is probably one of the top two or three most important things that are going to take place. It's where you learn everything about the house and remember, this is a huge investment so you certainly wouldn't drop $300,000 on ...

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July 10, 2019

Why Should I Use a Real Estate Agent?

Wondering how to choose a realtor? Purchasing a new home takes some serious prep work—from cleaning up your credit score to amassing a down payment. But, hey, we're just getting started! You also need a comrade in arms: a close ally to help steer you toward homes you'll love more ...

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